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Published: 21 January 2010

176 Pages | 18 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199545728

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Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

Adam J. Silverstein

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a chronological survey of the origins and subsequent spread of Islam throughout the world
  • Demonstrates the cultural and religious diversity of Islamic societies
  • Explores the story, sources, and significance of Islamic history and considers the way it shaped the present state of Muslim societies
  • Relates the subjects relevance to the modern world